retrogression

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noun ret·ro·gres·sion \-ˈgre-shən\

Definition of retrogression

  1. 1 :  regression 3

  2. 2 :  return to a former and less complex level of development or organization

Examples of retrogression in a Sentence

  1. social instability that has led to a retrogression of moral values and standards of decent behavior

First Known Use of retrogression

1604


Medical Dictionary

retrogression

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noun ret·ro·gres·sion \ˌre-trə-ˈgresh-ən\

Medical Definition of retrogression

  1. :  a reversal in development or condition: asa:  return to a former and less complex level of development or organizationb:  subsidence or decline of symptoms or manifestations of a disease



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